Tourism Observatory of the City of Buenos Aires

Member since

2019

Hosted by

Buenos Aires City Tourism Board

Monitoring area

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Tourism Observatory of the City of Buenos Aires is a General Direction within the Buenos Aires Tourism Board, under the direct supervision of the President of the Buenos Aires Tourism Board. The Buenos Aires Tourism Board reports to the General Secretary of International Affairs, under the direct supervision of the Mayor of Buenos Aires, who is the Head of the government of the city.

FACTS & FIGURES

MISSION

The mission of the Buenos Aires Tourism Observatory is to gather data and generate key information to guide the private and public sectors’ decision making process and to become global leaders in the production of strategic knowledge using Big Data and innovative research methods, thus strengthening tourism governance and taking effective data driven decisions in an ever-changing and competitive market.

Current Monitoring Processes

The Buenos Aires Tourism Observatory was originally established in 2009 with the main purpose for collecting and analyzing information for the tourism sector. Nowadays, in order to achieve the objective established by the DMO to foster the economic impact of tourism in the city, the Tourism Observatory undertakes several projects under the 3 main areas of work below.

KEY MONITORING AREAS

  • ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
  • Economic impact
  • Employment
  • Investment
  • Market forecasts
  • International and domestic travel
  • QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
  • Primary data collection
  • Surveys, interviews, ethnographic studies, focus groups
  • Hotel occupancy
  • Market segments: MICE, cruise, cultural, gastronomy educational
  • BIG DATA
  • Air connectivity
  • Hospitality
  • Gastronomy
  • Tourist mobility

DID YOU KNOW…

The City of Buenos Aires was founded in 1580 by the Spanish Juan de Garay, who called it City of the Holy Trinity. In the 19th century, the Argentine state, with the aim of populating a large nation, promoted European immigration. Thus, the port of Buenos Aires was the arrival point of the Spaniards, Italians, Lebanese, Syrians, Poles and Russians who will define it as a cosmopolitan and dynamic city, rich in cultural diversity.

RESOURCES

CONTACT

Buenos Aires Tourism Board

General Directorate of Market Intelligence and Observatory

Website